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highflier

noun
variants: or

highflyer

Synonyms and Antonyms of highflier

  1. an ambitious person who eagerly goes after what is desired one of New York's largest law firms, it attracts highfliers looking for a big-time legal career Synonyms bootstrapper, go-ahead, go-getter (or highflyer), hummer, hustler, live wire, powerhouse, rustler, self-starterRelated Words eager beaver; achiever, comer, doer, enterpriser; he-man, individualistNear Antonyms dawdler, idler, loafer, lounger, putterer, trifler; goldbrick, malingerer, procrastinator, shirker, slacker; drone, lazybones, sluggard; dallier, laggard, lingerer, loiterer, slowpoke, stick-in-the-mud; ignorer, ne'er-do-well, neglecter; daydreamer, dreamer; dropout, quitter


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